Senior IT Infrastructure Officer

Trinity College Cambridge are looking to recruit a knowledgeable IT professional, who has experience of managing a variety of IT infrastructure systems. One of the most renowned and respected university Colleges, it has more Nobel Laureates than any other Oxbridge institution. Notable Alumni include Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Babbage. Trinity is now home to around 900 students and over 190 academics (Fellows) who are supported by over 350 staff. Technology plays a pivotal role in enabling the College to deliver its core research and administrative activities.

Reporting to the Head of IT, The Senior IT Infrastructure Officer will work directly alongside a colleague but as part of a larger 9-person IT department.  The role holder will maintain the College’s IT infrastructure platforms and systems and deliver an efficient and proactive service to Fellows, staff and students.  The successful applicant will have experience working with Microsoft on premises and cloud infrastructure, VMware and Aruba (or similar) networking products.

As well as providing input and support to the College’s IT strategy the successful candidate will undertake a major role in IT infrastructure projects concerning networks, servers, storage, and security.  This position demands the ability to work in liaison with people of all levels, with a strong ‘customer service’ focus.  You must therefore have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have worked successfully as part of a team.

Applicants must be proficient in supporting a number of areas, these include; Microsoft software including Windows Server, Active Directory, and MS SQL, IT support Infrastructure including but not limited to VMware, switches (Aruba), routers, firewalls, servers, SANs, NAS, alongside having a career with history of supporting IT users.

Ideally applicants will be educated to degree level, and must be able to demonstrate experience of managing relevant IT infrastructure. Experience of Aruba networking, including ClearPass will be particularly advantageous. Applicants should have a great eye for detail, be an exceptional communicator and enthusiastic about working for a prestigious organisation.

Trinity College prides itself on looking after its staff. Benefits include a competitive salary, free meals when on duty, a generous defined contribution pension scheme and access to a cycle to work scheme.

Closing date for completed applications is Thursday 13th August 2020.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing Monday 7th September 2020.

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